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(U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr./Department of Defense via AP)In this Feb. 9, 2021 photo provided by the Department of Defense, Hickam 15th Medical Group host the first COVID-19 mass vaccination on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. By the thousands, U.S. service members are refusing or putting off the COVID-19 vaccine, as frustrated commanders scramble to knock down internet rumors and find the right pitch that will convince troops to take the shot. Some Army units are seeing as few as a third agree to the vaccine, others are higher. (U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr./Department of Defense via AP)

First scientific study of troops and vaccine take-rate finds wide disparities

Disparities in vaccine hesitancy could effect readiness, the authors state.

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Joshua J. Garcia)Members of the 6th Special Operations Squadron use a tablet to upload coordinates during an exercise showcasing the capabilities of the Advanced Battle Management System at Duke Field, Fla., Dec. 17, 2019. During the first demonstration of the ABMS, operators across the Air Force, Army, Navy and industry tested multiple real-time data sharing tools and technology in a homeland defense-based scenario enacted by U.S. Northern Command and enabled by Air Force senior leaders. The collection of networked systems and immediately available information is critical to enabling joint service operations across all domains. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Joshua J. Garcia)

DoD entering a ‘paradigm shift’ in how it addresses, tracks brain injuries

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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)Adam Smith

Task force on supply chain will make recommendations for 2022 NDAA

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(U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr./Department of Defense via AP)In this Feb. 9, 2021 photo provided by the Department of Defense, Hickam 15th Medical Group host the first COVID-19 mass vaccination on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. By the thousands, U.S. service members are refusing or putting off the COVID-19 vaccine, as frustrated commanders scramble to knock down internet rumors and find the right pitch that will convince troops to take the shot. Some Army units are seeing as few as a third agree to the vaccine, others are higher. (U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr./Department of Defense via AP)

DoD expects full force vaccination by summer, more than 30% of troops refusing shot

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A sign is shown at a COVID-19 vaccine site in the Bayview neighborhood of San Francisco, Monday, Feb. 8, 2021. Counties in California and other places in the U.S. are trying to ensure they vaccinate people in largely Black, Latino and working-class communities that have borne the brunt of the coronavirus pandemic. San Francisco is reserving some vaccines for seniors in the two ZIP codes hit hardest by the pandemic. (AP Photo/Haven Daley)

DoD outpaces public in vaccine efficiency, says vaccine is safe for nearly all adults

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Greek marines stand near helicopters during a drill at a military base in Stefanovikio, central Greece, on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020. Army aviation forces from Greece and the United States are taking part in a live-fire exercise with attack helicopters, marking deepening defense ties between the two countries. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)

90,000 more military personnel told to stay put under latest coronavirus restrictions

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FILE - This Feb. 2, 2020, file photo provided by the Department of Defense shows empty lodging facilities at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. The Pentagon is already helping combat the coronavirus outbreak in the United States and is considering ways to do more. But the military faces limits. Its health care system is geared more toward handling combat casualties than infectious diseases. And there are logistical and legal concerns about expanding the military’s role in civilian affairs, such as tasking it with enforcing quarantines. Defense officials also want to be careful not to do anything to weaken its ability to defend the nation. (Todd Holly/U.S. Air Force via AP, File)

Military’s role in response to coronavirus outbreak is growing

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Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein, right, sitting next to Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Robert B. Neller, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016, before the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on long-term budgetary challenges. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Air Force delays testing of battle management system, isolates pilots due to coronavirus

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U.S. Department of Defense/1LT Belena Marquez

Military response to coronavirus is limited by personnel and inventory

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U.S. Department of Defense/1LT Belena Marquez

Top military doctor: DoD coronavirus cases likely to rise, 9 in total now

DoD is updating its numbers daily and they continue to increase.

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Male Veteran soldier, back to camera, saluting United States of America flag.

This is how DoD handled brain injuries after the Iran attack

With the number of U.S. troops who suffered traumatic brain injuries in the Jan. 8, Iranian attack on Ayn Al-Asad Airbase now up to 110, many are wondering…

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